cru·​do | \ ˈkrü-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce crudo (audio) \
plural crudos

Definition of crudo

: a dish of sliced, seasoned, uncooked seafood often served with a sauce

Examples of crudo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The scallop crudo adorned in a smoky salsa macha is a stellar standout. Leslie Kelly, Forbes, 24 Apr. 2022 What to order: The salmon crudo pairs beautifully with anything from the natural wine list or one of the bar’s signature low-ABV cocktails. Forbes Travel Guide, Forbes, 2 June 2022 How the colorful purees on a plate of salt cod crudo follow traffic indicators, starting with good-to-go green (avocado)? Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 20 June 2022 The shorter monthly tasting menu — with tuna crudo and local scallops — allows Calhoun to stock ingredients more easily and to more precisely map out his staff needs. Globe Staff,, 6 June 2022 Bubbles for my bride of course, and a Maris French Syrah Grenache that was excellent, not just with the tuna crudo and octopus, but perfect with their spin on a vodka sauce that incorporated Grappa as the spirit. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 2 June 2022 Diners savor nigiri, sashimi, and crudo made by a Japanese chef using only the freshest, locally caught fish. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 1 June 2022 Order a crudo — live local scallops with truffle and endive, a beady-eyed langoustine with Thai basil oil and pickled rhubarb. Globe Staff,, 7 June 2022 For Mother’s Day, the famous dining spot has a three-course, prix fixe, $85 menu with dishes like tuna fluke crudo with caviar and Meyer lemon, Lobster Benedict and its famous Fiori Burger. Ramsey Qubein, Forbes, 1 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of crudo

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crudo

Italian, raw, from Latin crudus

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3 Aug 2022

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“Crudo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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